Essays Tagged: "slums"

3 Movie's Reviewed

potting is a drop-dead look at a dead-end lifestyle. Set among the junkies and thugs of Edinburgh's slums and made by (director Danny Boyle, writer John Hodge, producer Andrew Macdonald) that created ...

(3 pages) 146 2 3.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Rent Control in New York

ce that a landlord can demand helps maintain a city's ethnic diversity and prevents the creation of slums on the outskirts of the main city. Another thing that proponents say is that by linking rent p ...

(5 pages) 137 1 5.0 Feb/1995

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

1984 by George Orwell. This report includes a very well writen summery, context, and also a analisis of all the themes included in this book

r.Inspired by Jack London's 1903 The People of the Abyss, which detailed London's experience in the slums of London, Orwell bought ragged clothes from a second-hand store and went to live among the ve ...

(13 pages) 515 11 4.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The censorship of Mark Twain's novel "The adventures of Huckleberry Finn".

nning to be contested. Shortly after its publication, a committee that found it "more suited to the slums than to intelligent, respectable people" banned Huckleberry Finn from the Concord Public Libra ...

(3 pages) 81 2 3.8 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Mark Twain

The Kerner Commission.

and neglecting African Americans and urged legislation to promote racial integration and to enrich slums--primarily through the creation of jobs, job training programs, and decent housing. Johnson ap ...

(3 pages) 39 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Case Against Affirmative Action

situation such as this. For instance there is a white male, we'll call him Bill. He grew up in the slums of Detroit and was raised only by his mother who worked two jobs and had no time to help him w ...

(7 pages) 349 0 4.6 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

"A Tree Grows in Brooklyn" by Betty Smith.

Eventually, there is a third child, Annie Laurie. The family is close in spite of their home in the slums of Brooklyn and constantly fight poverty. In particular, the novel traces the growth and devel ...

(4 pages) 49 1 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The essay is about the life of bob Marley.

inidad, and Puerto Rico. Bob Marley is a legend to reggae music in Jamaica. He had emerged from the slums of Kingston to achieve a worldwide fame. His music spread to Africa and all over the world. He ...

(8 pages) 99 1 3.9 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

"A Girl of the Streets" by Stephen Crane.

he story is a tragedy of a family, the Johnson's, who are living a life of poverty and abuse in the slums of New York City in the late 19th century. The main character, Maggie Johnson, has a dream to ... a heap of gravel for the honor of Rum Alley," (Crane 3) shows the need to fight for survival in the slums. We meet five members of the Johnson family: Jimmie, Maggie, Tommie the baby, the father, and ...

(10 pages) 81 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

An interpretation of "The lesson" by Maya Angelou

ves that Miss Moore isn't trying to help them. Miss Moore makes references to poor people living in slums and Sylvia doesn't realize that she is referring to her and the other kids in the group.This s ...

(2 pages) 38 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


country also believed this and that's why it was put into affect. "The reign of tears is over. The slums will soon be a memory. We will turn our prisons into factories and our jails into storehouses ...

(2 pages) 38 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Changing Face of Public Housing. HUD's HOPE VI Program.

And the benefits, they claimed, extended to cities as a whole. By improving the social ills bred by slums public housing had saved taxpayers vast costs for police, fire, health and crime protection.Ar ... they could move into the new towers, which were viewed as bright, airy havens from the surrounding slums, enlivened by sports teams and hobby clubs. But the system also encouraged the most able tenan ...

(23 pages) 283 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

The Victorian Age.

ealthy and the poor. There was also a mass migration of workers to urban areas, where they lived in slums. Christianity has always played an influential role in the English history, but during the Vic ...

(2 pages) 85 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

s word the novel wouldn't be the same. Also, others said Huckleberry Finn was written for people in slums because the narrator is uneducated. These people don't realize that Twain wanted the novel to ... neducated child to show clearly his inner growth and development. When people say that it's for the slums just because of the language used, then they are jumping to conclusions, and they must not see ...

(3 pages) 89 2 4.1 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Mother Teresa (Angel of Mercy)

erve him among the poorest of the poor."-1947: Permitted to leave her order and moves to Calcutta's slums to set up her first school.-March 19, 1949 the first girl joined MT-1950: Founds the order of ...

(2 pages) 22 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

The Living Conditions Imposed Upon the Public in the Industrial Revolution

ck to back with communal toilets. Almost as soon as people moved in, many of these complexes became slums. Most of the people lived in overcrowded and inadequate housing, and some of these people even ...

(2 pages) 45 2 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Frank mc court´s angela´s ashes - analysis of main characters

Born 1930 in New York City, Frank McCourt spent most of his childhood in the slums ofLimerick, Ireland until he returned to the United States at the age of 19.Having had no stea ...

(13 pages) 43 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

This paper is about the street children and their problems

roup together at night. Amongst children in the street, there are; children who work, children from slums, runaways and delinquents.Other children may spend most of their time in the street, but maint ...

(6 pages) 125 2 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Breakout of WW2, this is an essay about how WW2 started

as to secure Americans from unemployment, old age, and sickness. The last step was to clear out the slums from the large cities that were breeding grounds for crime and disease. The President had to d ...

(2 pages) 42 2 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

WU-TANG: shaolin style!! Part 2. This is a very short story abaut an induvidual who mastered the art of the wu-tang sword.

weapon mastered only by accomplished monks. They were the guardians of humble rice farmers from the slums and villages. The monastery was a place where young kids who were tired of getting beaten up i ...

(2 pages) 24 1 4.1 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories